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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors are all volunteers. You can read a little about them on this page.

Our Board of Directors are all volunteers and give their time and expertise freely. The Board meets approximately once per month with short breaks in the summer and winter. The Board are elected each year at our AGM by rotation, and from time-to-time Board members are co-opted.

PAI Board of Directors 2023

Ann Foxe – Chairperson

Ann Foxe – Chairperson

Ann was instrumental in setting up the North-West branch over 20 years ago and is the current serving secretary of the North-West branch. She has over 20 years’ experience with PAI and is well-versed in compliance.
Una Anderson Ryan – Treasurer

Una Anderson Ryan – Treasurer

Una is a founding member of the original board for PAI. Has worked with the Midwest Branch for over 30 years, implementing and developing their vision for a Parkinson’s Disease nurse service in the midlands.
Robert Young – Secretary

Robert Young – Secretary

Robert joined the Board of PAI in August 2021. He has worked in the domestic and cross-border insurance and pensions sector for 33 years. Robert is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He has held senior roles in Finance, Risk and Compliance.
Dave Power – Director

Dave Power – Director

Dave joined the Board of the Association in October 21. Dave has been working in IT all his life. He has worked in numerous roles such as developer, solution architect, lead consultant and manager. Currently Dave works with Microsoft as a senior Technology Specialist. Dave became involved with the Parkinsons Association of Ireland through a project we worked in early 2021. Dave is from Dublin and spends his spare time tending to his city centre garden, cooking and taking long walks in the country.
Beccy Cameron

Beccy Cameron

Beccy Cameron joined the Board in November 2021. Beccy has over thirty years’ experience working within the human resource management sector acquired through a wide range of organisations such as financial services, retail, IT, telecommunications, media, accountancy and the public sector in Ireland, the UK and across Europe. Beccy is the Founder/ Director of Robin HR Consultancy, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPD) and a Member of the Irish Institute of Training & Development (IITD). Living in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, Beccy is an Iyengar Yoga teacher, daily sea swimmer, avid reader and gardener.
Sinead Colleran

Sinead Colleran

Sinead Colleran joined the Board in March 2022. Sinead lived for 10 years in France where she set up her own translation and education services company. Upon returning to Ireland, she commenced work with Community Games where she is now the Operations Manager. Sinead holds a postgraduate certificate in Leadership and Management from NUIG, a postgraduate diploma in Digital Marketing from the Digital Marketing Institute, and a Bachelor of Arts in Community Development from TUS. She recently completed the Accelerate course in Management with Sport Ireland. She is a member of the Association of Data Protection Officers of Ireland as a certified Practitioner. Sinead volunteers with her local community in Ballinasloe by designing and maintaining their website and enjoys going to concerts, traveling, and cooking!
Frank Lynch

Frank Lynch

Frank was born in Cork, but moved to Limerick at an early age as his father was transferred there by his company. Educated at St. Munchin’s College and the School of Building in Limerick, he worked as a draughtsman with John Thompson and Partners, Patrick J. Sheahan and Partners and Limerick Harbour Commissioners. Under the Harbours Act of 1996, Limerick Harbour Commissioners became Shannon Estuary Ports Company, which subsequently was merged with Foynes Port Company to form a single authority for the Shannon Estuary, Shannon Foynes Port Company. Frank’s career path changed during this time, and he retired as Company Secretary in 2011. His interests include sport, mainly cricket and rugby. He and his wife, Assumpta, have five children.
Dr Simon Mills, Senior Counsel

Dr Simon Mills, Senior Counsel

Simon Mills is a Senior Counsel with a particular interest in medical law, including clinical negligence, professional regulatory law, mental capacity and coroners’ inquests. Previously, he was a general practitioner in a busy Dublin city practice. He studied medicine at Trinity College Dublin, before studying law in University College Dublin. He has an MSc in Medical Ethics from Imperial College London, where his thesis was on ‘Pluralist Approaches to Abortion Law’. He is the co-author of two books and has contributed to several other texts. He has given evidence to the Oireachtas Committees on both abortion law (2012 and 2013) and assisted dying (2023) and he was a member of the Pandemic Ethics Advisory Group during the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak (2020). He is a former chairperson of Mental Health Tribunals. He has a professional and personal interest in Parkinson’s Disease.
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